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calendar MLK Day of Service: Join a Volunteer Service Event Near You by AmeriCorps, SeniorCorps, All for Good
Volunteer sites throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, State of California, and beyond...
Event Date: Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:00AM
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:55PM
image Wonderful Company citrus workers end 4-day strike after the Resnicks agree to restore pay 480_dw6zqe_vyaalgog.jpg-large_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
“Farm workers were upset about the pay cut unilaterally imposed by the Wonderful Company farm labor contractor,” said United Farm Workers Secretary-Treasurer Armando Elenes. “Workers asked the United Farm Workers for help and after four days on strike they decided to go back to work after the company agreed to restore their previous higher pay rate. This is another example of how when farm workers organize together to defend themselves, we win.”...
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:33PM
image Will Kevin Cooper finally get a fair hearing? cooper-protest-768x504.jpg by Cameron Sturdevant, Socialist Worker
ON DECEMBER 24, exiting California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered new DNA tests of physical evidence in the case of Kevin Cooper, whose high-profile conviction three decades ago in a quadruple murder has been consistently challenged by Cooper, his attorneys and anti-death penalty activists....
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:59PM
calendar The Racial Wealth Gap mlk_eventv2_1.pdf_140_.jpg by Dolores Heilbron
FIRST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST SOCIETY 1187 Franklin Street @ Geary Blvd., San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:30PM
Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:37PM
image Qilombo in Oakland Evicted by Sheriff's Deputies: Chaga Responds (video) 480_qilombo-eviction_20190109_01_1.jpg by Dave Id
Qilombo members have been locked out of the community social center they've maintained for over four years. Landlords attempted to push Qilombo out almost as long as they've been there, with the current corporate landlord refusing to renew their lease since 2016. Qilombo resisted displacement, that is until deputies showed up without warning and padlocked the building....
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:42PM
calendar Sensible Cinema Presents: Film Premiere Eyes Of Mississippi by M. Starks
Unitarian Universalist Center 1187 Franklin Street San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:40PM
image The Dragon and the Hydra: A Historical Study of Organizational Methods 480_tackys-war-maroons-battling-plantation-owners_1.jpg by Russell Maroon Schoatz
Investigation by Russell Maroon Schoatz into the methods of organization used by maroons in Suriname and Jamaica, and the conflict between hierarchical and decentralized forms of organization in the Haitian revolution....
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:28PM
image 10th Annual Oscar Grant Vigil: photos and full audio 480_oscargrantvigil_20190101_01_1.jpg by Dave Id
Family, friends, and supporters gathered on January 1 at the Fruitvale BART station to mark ten years since Oscar Grant was murdered. (Full audio of the vigil and photos of all speakers below, as well as two video clips.)...
Posted: Wed Jan 9, 2019 6:42PM
image French Colonialism is not dead - CFA Franc in the African Union 480_franc-cfa_1.jpg by Nelly Rita Makena
In the words of the French president Jacquies Chirac, “Without Africa, France will slide down into the rank of a third world power”. San Francisco Abidjan Sister City Committee could take a look... and offer mutually beneficial solutions....
Posted: Tue Jan 8, 2019 11:33PM
image On Tenth Anniversary of Death, Oakland Remembers Oscar Grant 480_oscarmany_1.jpg by Workers World
On January 1, over 200 people gathered at the Fruitvale BART Station in East Oakland to commemorate Oscar Grant and condemn his murder by police. Family members, clergy and community activists loudly proclaimed, “We are all Oscar Grant.” Photo by Bernie Bob Jung....
Posted: Tue Jan 8, 2019 8:13PM
image Andy Lopez settlement reached, after five years 480_big-man-in-andy-lopez-t-shirt-2014-by-susanna-lamaina-web_1.jpg by Carole Hyams-Howard, SF Bayview
On Oct 22, 2013, two days after Big Man’s 47th Black Panther Party Anniversary Celebration, held in Santa Rosa, ended, a beautiful child,13-year-old Andy Lopez, was gunned down and shot to death by Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy Erick Gelhaus....
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2019 4:10PM
image Photos from Vigil for Oscar Grant 480_og2018top_1.jpg by Photos by Bernie Bob Jung
On January 1, a vigil marked one decade having passed since Oscar Grant was murdered by a BART officer at Fruitvale station....
Posted: Mon Jan 7, 2019 1:09AM
audio Sahleem Tindle One Year Anniversary & Unsung Heroes of the Oscar Grant Movement (audio/mpeg 137.3MB) by UpFront, KPFA
Welcome back Cat Brooks! The latest on the government shut down; Plus: the legacy of Oscar Grant 10 years later and the unsung heroes of the movement....
Posted: Thu Jan 3, 2019 5:58PM
video Oakland police chief Anthony Batts' "keep the peace" robocall (2010) (video/mp4 8.4MB) by Dave Id
Oaklanders with a landline telephone in 2010 received this "keep the peace" robocall from Oakland police chief Anthony Batts in advance of Mehserle's sentencing....
Posted: Wed Jan 2, 2019 10:13AM
image 2019 Rosa Parks Bill is poised to be signed by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker rosa_parks.jpg by David Walker
Rosa Parks Day, February 4, 2019, from San Francisco, California to Boston, Massachusetts. 2019 Black History Month will come alive "providing acknowledgement of the lifetime accomplishments of Rosa Louise McCauley Parks."...
Posted: Tue Jan 1, 2019 10:05PM
calendar Central Coast Amah Mutsun Tribal Relearning Program 480_amah_mutsun_relearning_program_ucsc_arboretum_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Group of the Sierra Club
Live oak Grange 1900 17th Ave, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 1, 2019 1:33PM
image A Celebration of the Justice for Oscar Grant Protesters 120_riotswork.jpg by Dave Id
January 1, 2019, marks ten years since the murder of Oscar Grant by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle. In the lead up to this grim anniversary, a number of articles, multimedia pieces, radio programs, and television news segments have been produced to commemorate the occasion. Especially moving are those that give voice to Oscar's family and friends. But it's rare to see significant tribute paid to the fact that were it not for the vigor and relentlessness of protesters and activists, ...
Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:09PM
calendar 'Beyond the Dream: King Speaks Out Against Poverty' 2019 MLK Event by Piedmont Appreciating Diversity
Veterans' Hall 401 Highland Avenue Piedmont, CA 94611...
Event Date: Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:59PM
calendar Mitzvah Day by The Oshman Family JCC
Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall 3921 Fabian Way Palo Alto, CA 94303...
Event Date: Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:00AM
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:56PM
calendar Winter Solstice Benefit Dinner 480_ksf_fundraiser_12.22.18.jpg by Stephanie Hilborn
Safe House Kitchen The Mission San Francisco, CA 94118 (Please RSVP for the full address)...
Event Date: Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2018 7:56PM